Mass Effect 3 (EA)2012's losing streak for video game sales unfortunately kept right on going in March.
Sales of video game software were down 25 percent compared to last year. Hardware sales were down 35 percent, according to The NPD Group, which tracks the numbers. The totals, while disappointing, were within the range expected by Wall St. analysts.
"While it was a disappointing month, and first quarter, for new physical retail sales of video games hardware, software and accessories, it wasn't entirely unexpected given guidance we've seen from several sources," said NPD analyst Anita Frazier.Read More »from Video game sales continue to plummet, down 25% in March